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Ferns Hill Quakers Meet

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.5004 / 51°30'1"N

Longitude: -2.6506 / 2°39'2"W

OS Eastings: 354938

OS Northings: 178145

OS Grid: ST549781

Mapcode National: GBR JN.JMZ9

Mapcode Global: VH88F.0KL3

Plus Code: 9C3VG82X+5Q

Entry Name: Ferns Hill Quakers Meet

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379899

ID on this website: 101202340

Location: Lawrence Weston, Bristol, BS11

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Lawrence Weston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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901-1/52/1569 (North side)
04/03/77 Ferns Hill and Quakers Meet
(Formerly Listed as:
Ferns Hill)


Quaker meeting house, now part of an attached pair of houses.
1718 meeting house, 1780 house, C19 extensions. Roughcast
rubble with a hipped pantile roof. L-shaped house with the
meeting house in the angle, double-depth plan.
Single storey; 3-window range meeting house, 2-storey;
4-window range house. The early C18 meeting house to the
middle of the SE front has a central semicircular-arched
doorway with a dated lintel and fanlight, and flanking windows
with moulded architraves and 16/16 sashes with thick glazing
bars, that to the left opened up to form a doorway to Ferns
Hill; steep hipped roof. The late C18 house has a parapet with
a moulded coping, formerly to corner pilasters; mostly C19
tripartite sashes, a cast-iron verandah to the left and a
cast-iron balcony in the left return.
INTERIOR: traces of a domed ceiling in the meeting house;
Ferns Hill has a C18 vaulted stone cellar and well, a dogleg
stair with column-on-vase balusters, ramped rail and curtail,
and C19 plaster decoration. A meeting house was on the site
from 1670, and meetings ceased in 1893.
(An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels...in Central England:
Stell C: Gloucestershire: London: 1986-: 65).

Listing NGR: ST5493878145

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